Terms & Conditions

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Overview of Terms and Conditions

  1. Information on how to enter and prize details forms part of these Terms & Conditions of Entry.
  2. This document constitutes the Terms and Conditions of Entry (Terms and Conditions) for the Million Dollar Fish Competition and associated prizes (Competition) being conducted by Northern Territory Major Events Company (NTMEC) in the Northern Territory of Australia with and on behalf of the Promotion Partners: Allianz Australia Insurance Limited trading as TIO (ABN 15 000 122 850), Anaconda Group Pty Ltd (ACN 107 364 563), BetEasy Pty Ltd (ABN 18 162 554 707) Carlton & United Breweries Pty Ltd (ABN 76 004 056 106), Club Marine Limited (ABN 12 007 588 347), Engel Distribution Pty Ltd (ABN 75 092 513 874), , Holidays of Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 44 148 001 969), Red Earth Automotive Pty Ltd Trading as Hidden Valley Ford (ABN 30 162 501 279), Shimano Australia Fishing Pty Ltd (ABN 81 002 102 392), Tourism Top End Incorporated (ABN 86 811 805 917), and the Trustee for Bigfish Gear Australia Unit Trust trading as Bigfish (ABN 62 494 815 663).
  3. Entry into the Competition is deemed to be an acknowledgement of these Terms and Conditions. Entries not complying with these Terms and Conditions are ineligible and NTMEC reserves its absolute right to disqualify any Entrant from the Competition if any entries do not comply with the Terms and Conditions.
  4. The Competition is a game of skill requiring the eligible Entrant to use legal and reasonable methods as directed by NT Fisheries recreational fishing guidelines to recapture a BetEasy Tagged Fish in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
  5. A participant (Entrant) must be aged 18 years or older to be eligible to participate in the Competition.

Definitions

  1. In these Terms and Conditions of Entry, unless the contrary intention appears, words and phrases have the following meanings:
  • “BetEasy Fish Tag” means the tag professionally attached to a barramundi fish by NTMEC’s independent contractor. The BetEasy Fish Tag will be red in colour and include the words “MDF Competition” and include a numeric code from “S6-MDF6301 to S6-MDF6700” (it will also include the reactivation of the six (6) pre-nominated Major Prize barramundi from Seasons 1, 2, 3,4 and 5) and the telephone number 1800 077 001 for Entrants to call for Prize Claim Verification. The Charity Fish Tag will be purple in colour and include the words ‘MDF Competition Charity Tag’ and include a numeric code from S6-MDFCT111 to S6-MDFCT160. The Double Tag Barra will be tagged with both a red and purple tag. The red tag will include a numeric code from “S6-MDF6301 to S6-MDF6700” and the purple tag will include a numeric code from S6-MDFCT111 to S6-MDFCT160.
  • “Cash Prize Deposit” means a cash payment made by BetEasy to an eligible Entrant who recaptures a BetEasy Tagged Fish in a manner that complies with the Terms and Conditions, and are remitted to a nominated bank account.
  • “Cash Prize Winner” shall mean each Entrant who recaptures a barramundi with a BetEasy Fish Tag during the Competition Period and in a manner compliant with the Terms and Conditions.
  • “Cash Prize” means:
    • if a AUD$1,000,000 prize tagged fish is caught in the bonus round of season 5 (1st April 2020 – 30th September 2020) then the major prize for season 6 will revert back to only one (1) BetEasy tagged fish with the value of AUD$1,000,000.
    • in respect of 100 x BetEasy Fish Tag fish; a Prize of AUD$10,000 cash each; and
    • in respect of the first of seven (7) BetEasy Fish Tag fish: a Prize of AUD$1,000,000 cash;
    • in respect of twenty (20) Charity Fish Tag fish: a prize of AUD$2,500 to each Cash Prize Winner and $2,500 to the nominated charity on the Official Site selected by each Cash Prize Winner
    • in respect of the Double Tag Barra $10,000 to the Entrant and $5000 to their friend (chose by the Entrant at their discretion) who meets the applicable eligibility requirements in these Terms and Conditions.
    • “Claim” means an Entrant who believes he or she has recaptured a Barramundi with a BetEasy Fish Tag and they are eligible to receive the relevant Cash Prize.
    • “Commercial Fishing Vessel” means a fishing boat devoted to or in any way associated with the catching, processing or selling of fish for commercial purposes.
    • “Competition Entry Period” means the period an Entrant can register to participate in the Competition via the www.milliondollarfish.com.au website.
    • “Competition Period” means the period between 1 October 2020 and 31 March 2021.
    • “Entrant Identification” means proof of the Entrant’s identity including, if requested by NTMEC, the provision of legal identification documentation.
    • “Entrant” means a person who is eligible to participate in the Competition and has submitted a registration in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Entry via the www.milliondollarfish.com.au website and that registration has been accepted by NTMEC.
    • “Fisheries NT” means Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) in the jurisdiction of the Northern Territory of Australia.
    • “InfoFish” means Infofish Australia Pty Ltd of 12 Mingoola Street, Murarrie Queensland 4172, Australia, which has been engaged as the independent company to verify claims for BetEasy Fish Tag prizes.
    • “Landing Net” means any shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water.
    • “Line Fishing” means a form of fishing involving a single line, which may or may not be contained by a rod or reel and may be a hand-held line and may only use accessories (rigs) such as hook(s) and/or sinker(s) and/or lure(s).
    • “Net Fishing” means a form of fishing using a combination of lines weaved or woven in a grid-like structure of any size that is used to trap and catch single or multiple fish. This includes, but is not limited to, a “Drift Net”, “Cast Net”, “Gill Net”, “Seine”, “Trammel or Trammel Net”, “Trawl net”, “Dragnet” or “Trawl”.
    • “Nominees” means any individual or entity nominated by NTMEC in connection with the conduct of the Competition including its Promotion Partners.
    • “Prize Claim Verification” means the verification process set out in Clauses 25, 26, 27 and 28 required to be met to win the Cash Prize.
    • “Recreational Fishing Charter Vessel” or “Tourism Charter Vessel” means a boat that is being used exclusively for recreational fishing in the course of an arrangement under which money or some other consideration is, or is required to be, paid or given by or on behalf of a person or persons for the right to fish from that boat.
    • “Setline, trawl, trawl line, trotline, spiller, and long-line” means a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks or lures attached to it.
    • “Spear fishing” means any form of fishing involving a sharpened stick, wooden or metal pole or similar instrument.
    • “Website” means the world wide web domain of www.milliondollarfish.com.au

Competition Entries

  1. Entry into the Competition is open to any person who meets the requirements of these Terms and Conditions.
  2. Employees and Families of BetEasy Pty Ltd, who is the underwriter of the Cash Prizes in the Competition and witness of BetEasy Fish Tag release locations, and the Employees and Families of NTMEC, who is the promoter of the Competition, are not eligible to enter the Competition.NTMEC Employees and their Families are ineligible to win the MDF competition. NTMEC’s Nominees, Promotion Partners, sponsors, agents or agencies associated with the Competition are eligible to enter the Competition unless the individual has been directly involved with the Competition planning committee, or the fish capture tag and release process which may deem the Entrant to have gained an advantage in identifying a location and recapturing a fish tagged with a BetEasy Fish Tag. Family members are defined as a spouse, de-facto spouse, parent, child, or sibling or in-law (whether full, half, step or by adoption). In reviewing whether an Entrant has gained any specific advantage by way of an Entrant’s involvement as an NTMEC Nominee, a Promotion Partner, a sponsor, or an agent or agency associated with the Competition, NTMEC and its Nominees will exert a final discretionary decision in accordance with the Competition Terms and Conditions.
  3. Entry into the Competition is free. Entrants must bear their own costs to participate in the Competition.
  4. Entrants must complete the registration process at the www.milliondollarfish.com.au website to be eligible to participate in the Competition. The registration must be accepted by NTMEC in order for an individual to qualify to win a Cash Prize.
  5. Entry into the Competition will be available via the www.milliondollarfish.com.au website between 1 September 2020 and 11.59pm on 31 March 2021 inclusive (Competition Entry Period)
  6. All Entrants must provide Entrant Identification consistent with the Terms and Conditions, if requested by NTMEC, to be awarded a Cash Prize.

Competition Period

  1. The Competition will commence from 12:01am 1 October 2020 and conclude at 11:59pm on 31 March 2021 except in the case of the AUD$1,000,000 Cash Prize which will commence from 12:01am on 1 October 2020 and conclude at 11:59pm on 30 September 2021.
  2. No Prizes will be awarded in circumstances where an Entrant catches or presents a barramundi with a BetEasy Fish Tag outside of the Competition Period.

Risks borne by Entrants

  1. Entrants acknowledge that there may be inherent risks in participating in the Competition and that participation may involve potentially dangerous activities and risk to property, personal safety or death. Entrants accept all risks in participating in the Competition and will not hold NTMEC or its Nominees (including BetEasy, Promotion Partners or sponsors), liable for any damage to property, personal injury or death incurred in connection with participating in the Competition.
  2. Entrants acknowledge and agree that NTMEC and its Nominees (including BetEasy, Promotion Partners or sponsors):
    1. accept no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, incorrectly submitted, delayed, illegible, corrupted or misdirected entries, claims or correspondence whether due to error, omission, alteration, tampering, deletion, theft, destruction, transmission interruption, communications failure or otherwise.
    2. have no control over communication networks or services, the Internet, or computer or telephone networks or lines and accepts no responsibility for any problems associated with them, whether due to traffic congestion, technical malfunction or otherwise; and
    3. are not liable for any consequences of defects or errors including in connection with the Competition’s automated entry process, defect in any connectivity to the site or any device or software.

Competition Rules and Prize Claim Verification Acknowledgments

  1. An Entrant must have completed a valid registration at the www.milliondollarfish.com.au website and complied with these Terms and Conditions before presenting any Claim for a BetEasy Tagged Fish Cash Prize.
  2. At the time of Competition launch, Entrants do not require a Recreational Fishing License in the Northern Territory but must comply with any changes in laws during the Competition. Permits are required if entering Aboriginal Land and permits may also be required for access to tidal waters overlying Aboriginal Land for fishing purposes. Information on permit requirements is available from the Northern Land Council on 1800 645 299 or by visiting the website www.nlc.org.au.
  3. Entrants must comply with the ‘DPIR’ rules and legislation for recreational fishing, details of which can be found at:
    http://www.nt.gov.au/d/Fisheries/recreational/index.shtml.
  4. Line Fishing is the only accepted fishing technique that may be used by Entrants to catch a Barramundi with a BetEasy Fish Tag. An Entrant may also use a Landing Net in combination with Line Fishing. Other capturing or fishing methods are not permitted and will result in immediate disqualification.
  5. NTMEC and its Nominees can, at their discretion, undertake an investigation into the fishing technique used to catch a fish tagged with a ‘BetEasy Fish tag’ and will determine in their absolute discretion whether the fish was caught utilising the Line Fishing technique.
  6. Subject to clause 23, the Competition is not open to Commercial Fishing Vessels. NTMEC and its Nominees will determine in their absolute discretion whether a vessel constitutes a Commercial Fishing Vessel for the purposes of the Competition.
  7. A Recreational Fishing Charter Vessel or Tourism Charter Vessel used by an Entrant is permitted as an eligible vessel to participate in the Competition. An Entrant may be required to prove that a vessel used in connection with the Competition is a Recreational Fishing or Tourism Charter Vessel.
  8. When an Entrant, in a manner compliant with these Terms and Conditions, catches a Barramundi with a BetEasy Fish Tag, the Entrant must then proceed with the Prize Claim Verification process to qualify for the relevant Cash Prize.
  9. The Prize Claim Verification process will include and require the Entrant to meet the following requirements (Claim):-
    1. The Entrant must not remove the BetEasy Fish Tag until all photographs are taken as set out in Clause 25b and the photographs have been verified as readable by InfoFish. If the BetEasy Fish Tag is covered in algae, please remove the algae from the BetEasy Fish Tag before proceeding with photographs.
    2. The Entrant must take a photograph of the fish and BetEasy Fish Tag in a manner compliant with the sample photographs set-out on the Website. Sample photographs can be accessed on www.milliondollarfish.com.au. There are three key photographs required. The Entrant must not clean, gut or scale the fish prior to taking the photographs and must leave the BetEasy Fish Tag in place when taking the photographs. (1). One photograph must clearly display the front of the fish. (2). One photograph must be taken of the fish on a fish mat, or alongside a ruler or alongside a tape measure to clearly display the length of the fish and be laid out in a manner to display the fish tag. (3). One close-up photo of the BetEasy Fish Tag to verify the tag number is also required.
    3. The Entrant must telephone 1800 077 001 and quote the unique code on the BetEasy Fish Tag to register the Claim and to verify the Cash Prize Value (if any).
    4. The Entrant must send or upload the photographs of the fish to MDrecapture@infofishaustralia.com.au for verification by InfoFish.
    5. If verification of the fish is granted in accordance with Clause 25, the Entrant may remove the fish tag and dispose of the fish. The Entrant must then retain the tag for final verification in accordance with Clause 27.
    6. The Entrant is responsible for delivery of the BetEasy Fish Tag for final verification in accordance with Clause 27 to NTMEC’s Darwin based office: Level 2, 16 Bennett Street, Darwin City, NT 0800. The Entrant can contact NTMEC via www.milliondollarfish.com.au to assist with their Claim.
    7. The Entrant who catches the Double Tag Barra must supply the name and details of their nominated friend as recipient of the $5,000 prior to claiming the $10,000 prize.
    8. NTMEC representatives will undertake verification using a custom RFID reader in accordance with Clause 27.
  10. Subject to Clause 25, the Entrant accepts the final advice provided by InfoFish to NTMEC and BetEasy will be binding in the determination of the awarding of a Cash Prize Winner:
    1. If InfoFish deem the fish to have been caught using a method other than Line Fishing, the Entrant will be disqualified from receiving the relevant Cash Prize.
    2. If InfoFish deem the fish displayed in the photograph uploaded by the Entrant in accordance with Clause 25(d) is not the original fish tagged with a BetEasy Fish Tag, the Entrant will be disqualified from receiving the relevant Cash Prize.
  11. Subject to Clause 25 and Clause 26, the Entrant will be declared a Cash Prize Winner upon final verification using a custom RFID reader.
    1. If the BetEasy Fish Tag does not validate using the custom RFID reader, the Entrant will be disqualified from receiving the relevant Cash Prize.
    2. Any evidence of tampering or manipulation or destruction of the BetEasy Fish Tag will automatically disqualify any Entrant from receiving the relevant Cash Prize.
    3. In accordance with Clause 26 if there is evidence of the Entrant using a fishing method other than the method outlined in Clause 20, the Entrant will be disqualified from receiving the relevant Cash Prize.
  12. A Cash Prize Winner agrees, at NTMEC’s request, to participate in all promotional activity (such as publicity and photography) surrounding this competition or the winning of any prize, free of charge, and they consent to NTMEC, its related bodies and Nominees using the Cash Prize Winner’s name and image in promotional material. Without limitation, Entrants consent to being broadcast, filmed, photographed, interviewed or otherwise recorded without compensation while participating in this Competition, or in taking or using any prize, and they consent to NTMEC’s repeating any such broadcast, film or other recording at any time worldwide and in perpetuity. Any photographs taken by a Cash Prize Winner become the Property of NTMEC, its related bodies or Nominees for promotional purposes.
  13. Other Prizes, as advertised on www.milliondollarfish.com.au that form part of the Competition, are governed by these Terms and Conditions or may refer to separate Terms and Conditions as advertised on www.milliondollarfish.com.au.

Collection of Personal Information

  1. It is a term of entry that each Entrant agrees to NTMEC collecting personal information about the Entrant including (but not limited to) the following:
    1. Full name;
    2. Country of Residence;
    3. Age;
    4. Email address;
    5. Telephone number.
    6. How they heard about the competition (‘Personal Information’)

Purpose and Use of Personal Information

  1. Personal Information will be collected, managed and administered to communicate with Entrants (including by email) and to comply with legal and regulatory obligations and for marketing and ancillary purposes.
  2. By entering the Competition, unless otherwise advised by the Entrant, each Entrant consents to the retention and use of his/her Personal Information by NTMEC and its Nominees. For details about who NTMEC are and how NTMEC uses Personal Information and what your rights are under Australian privacy laws, please see the NTMEC Privacy Policy, which is available at www.milliondollarfish.com.au. Uses may include future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes without any further reference or payment or other compensation to the Entrant, or distribution of marketing materials for goods or services from NTMEC or its Nominees.
  3. An Entrant may choose to opt-out of correspondence issued by NTMEC by following the opt-out instructions available in the communication. Opt-out of correspondence will not constitute an Entrant being disqualified from participating in the Competition.
  4. An Entrant who receives correspondence from NTMEC’s Nominees may choose to opt-out of correspondence issued by a Nominee by following the opt-out instructions available in the communication.
  5. If NTMEC discloses Personal Information to a Nominee or third party, NTMEC will require the Nominee or third party to protect the Entrant’s Personal Information in a manner compliant with the laws of the Northern Territory of Australia and relevant Australian federal legislation.

Method of Collecting Personal Information

  1. Personal Information is collected from a person completing the Website registration as an Entrant and is required by NTMEC as a condition of participation in the Competition.
  2. Entrants consent to NTMEC publishing their name or alias and any Cash Prize winning results in the ‘Prizes’ section of the Website if NTMEC so chooses. NTMEC will not be held responsible for any loss of reputation, status or otherwise of an Entrant in connection with the publication of an Entrant’s Personal Information.
  3. Any tax liability or associated legislative or regulatory requirement arising as a result of accepting a Cash Prize is the responsibility of the recipient Entrant.
  4. If a Cash Prize winner requires currency conversion to accept payment of a Cash Prize, the winner accepts that any fees payable to any financial institution or other money exchange will be the responsibility of the Cash Prize winner and such fees may be deducted from the Cash Prize as part of payment of the Cash Prize.

Governing Law

  1. In the event there is a dispute or issue concerning or in any way arising out of or in relation to any aspect of the conduct, management or determination about the Competition, the decision of NTMEC and/or its Nominee is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  2. The Competition is governed by the Laws of the Northern Territory of Australia. An Entrant agrees to be bound by the Laws of the Northern Territory and to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the Northern Territory in the event of any dispute successfully brought before a Court.
  3. NTMEC reserves the right to change, add or alter any of the terms and conditions (including adding more prizes but not reducing the number of existing prizes) if in the absolute discretion of NTMEC it is in the interest of the Competition and such change will be notified to the Entrant by being placed on the Website and each Entrant will be bound by such change, addition or alteration to the Terms and Conditions.
  4. These Terms and Conditions form the basis of an agreement made between NTMEC and all Entrants which is made and entered into in the Northern Territory of Australia.

The Million Dollar Fish Lucky Prize Pool (Competition)

On entering this Competition you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:

1. Standard Terms

  1. 1.1   Information on how to enter and prize details form part of these Terms & Conditions of Entry.
  2. 1.2   This document constitutes the Terms and Conditions of Entry (Terms and Conditions) for the Million Dollar Fish Lucky Prize Pool (Competition) being conducted by Northern Territory Major Events Company (NTMEC) in the Northern Territory of Australia with and on behalf of the Competition Partners: Allianz Australia Insurance Limited trading as TIO (ABN 15 000 122 850), Anaconda Group Pty Ltd (ACN 107 364 563), BetEasy Pty Ltd (ABN 18 162 554 707), Carlton & United Breweries Pty Ltd (ABN 76 004 056 106), Club Marine Limited (ABN 12 007 588 347), Engel Distribution Pty Ltd (ABN 75 092 513 874), Holidays of Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 44 148 001 969), Red Earth Automotive Pty Ltd Trading as Hidden Valley Ford (ABN 30 162 501 279), Shimano Australia Fishing Pty Ltd (ABN 81 002 102 392), Tourism Top End Incorporated (ABN 86 811 805 917), and the Trustee for Bigfish Gear Australia Unit Trust trading as Bigfish (ABN 62 494 815 663).
  3. 1.3   Entry into the Competition is deemed to be an acknowledgement of these Terms and Conditions. Entries not complying with these Terms and Conditions are ineligible and NTMEC reserves its absolute right to disqualify any Entrant from the Competition if any entry does not comply with these Terms and Conditions.
  4. 1.4   The Competition is a game of chance for registered entrants.
  5. 1.5   A participant (Entrant) must be aged 18 years or older to be eligible to participate in the Competition.

2. Definitions

  1. 2.1   In these Terms and Conditions, unless the contrary intention appears, words and phrases have the following meanings:
    • “BetEasy Fish Tag” means the tag professionally attached to a barramundi fish by NTMEC’s independent contractor. The BetEasy Fish Tag will be red in colour and include the words “MDF Competition” and include a numeric code from “S6-MDF6301 to S6-MDF6700” (it will also include the reactivation of the six (6) pre-nominated Major Prize barramundi from Seasons 1, 2, 3,4 and 5) and the telephone number 1800 077 001 for Entrants to call for Prize Claim Verification. The Charity Fish Tag will be purple in colour and include the words ‘MDF Competition Charity Tag’ and include a numeric code from S6-MDF111 to S6-MDF160.
    • “Entrant” means a person who is eligible to participate in the Competition and has submitted a registration in accordance with the T erms and Conditions of Entry via the www.milliondollarfish.com.au website and that registration has been accepted by NTMEC.
    • “Nominee” means any individual or entity nominated by NTMEC in connection with the conduct of the Competition including its Competition Partners.
    • “Website” means the world wide web domain of www.milliondollarfish.com.au

    2. Who Can Enter?

    1. 2.1   Subject to clause 2.3, entry is open only to residents of Australia over 18 years.
    2. 2.2   WARNING: Any attempt by the Entrant and/or his/her family/friends to enter more than once, using any third party proxy voting services, using multiple names or e-mail addresses and/or any other fraudulent mechanism(s), including robotic, automatic, programmed or similar methods, will give NTMEC, in its sole discretion, the right to disqualify the Entrant’s entry.
    3. 2.3   NTMEC Employees and their Families are ineligible to win the MDF competition. NTMEC’s Nominees, Promotion Partners, sponsors, agents or agencies associated with the Competition are eligible to enter the Competition unless the individual has been directly involved with the Competition planning committee, or the fish capture tag and release process which may deem the Entrant to have gained an advantage in identifying a location and recapturing a fish tagged with a BetEasy Fish Tag.

3. How To Enter?

  1. 3.1   The ways to submit a valid entry is as follows:
  2. 3.2   Register to enter the Competition by filling in the form at www.milliondollarfish.com.au
    Only one (1) standard entry per person. Any Entrant drawn who has more than one
    entry will be disqualified from winning.
  3. 3.3   Failure to comply with the above conditions or complete all fields required will deem
    the entry invalid and no correspondence will be entered into.

4. Collection of Personal Information

  1. 4.1 It is a term of entry that each Entrant agrees to NTMEC collecting personal information about the Entrant including (but not limited to) the following:
    • Full name;
    • City, Country of Residence; Post Code
    • Age;
    • Email address; and
    • Telephone number.

(Personal Information)

5. Purpose and Use of Personal Information

  1. 5.1   Personal Information will be collected, managed and administered as part of the Competition, to communicate with Entrants (including by email), comply with legal and regulatory obligations and for marketing and ancillary purposes. By entering the Competition, unless otherwise advised by the Entrant, each Entrant consents to the retention and use of his/her Personal Information by NTMEC and its Nominees. For details about who NTMEC are and how NTMEC or its Nominees use Personal Information and what your rights are under the privacy laws of Australia, please see NTMEC Privacy Policy, which is available at www.milliondollarfish.com.au Uses may include future Competition marketing and publicity without any further reference or payment or other compensation to the Entrant, or distribution of marketing materials for goods or services from NTMEC or its Nominees.
  2. 5.2   An Entrant may choose to opt-out of correspondence issued by NTMEC or its Nominees by following the opt-out instructions available in the communication. Opt-out of correspondence will not constitute an Entrant being disqualified from participating in the Competition.
  3. 5.3   An Entrant who receives correspondence from other Competition Partners may choose to opt-out of correspondence issued by a Competition Partner by following the opt-out instructions available in the communication.
  4. 5.4   If NTMEC discloses Personal Information to a Nominee or third party, NTMEC will require the Nominee or third party to protect the Entrant’s Personal Information in a manner compliant with the laws of the Northern Territory of Australia and relevant Australian federal legislation.

6. Critical Dates

  1. 6.1   The Competition commences on 1 October 2020 and closes on 31 March 2021 at 11:59PM (AEST).
  2. 6.2   The prize draws will take place at Northern Territory Major Events Company; Level 2, 16 Bennett Street, Darwin City, 0800. See the table at clause 7.1 for details of each draw.
  3. 6.3   The winners of the prize draws will be notified by email and announced on the official website – www.milliondollarfish.com.au – within one (1) day of the relevant prize draw.
  4. 6.4   The prizes are subject to the winner (and guests if relevant) satisfying health, age and safety requirements and producing documentation to prove his/her identity when collecting the prize that matches in all respects the information provided in the valid entry.
  5. 6.5   If a prize is unclaimed within one (1) months of receiving notification, a redraw will take place of all unclaimed prizes on 30 April 2021 at Northern Territory Major Events Company; Level 2, 16 Bennett Street, Darwin City, 0800. In the case of a redraw, the prize winner will be notified by phone and email and the winner’s name may be published on the official NTMEC website within 2 business days of the draw.
  6. 6.6   Winners of the trip prizes (if any) should seek independent financial advice about any tax implications that may arise from the prize winnings.
  7. 6.7   NTMEC reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and Entrants (including an Entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any Entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process. Errors and omissions may be accepted at NTMEC’s discretion. Failure by NTMEC to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of these rights.
  8. 6.8   In participating in the Competition, the winners agree to participate and co-operate as required in all promotional activities relating to the Competition, including but not limited to being interviewed, filmed for broadcast and photographed. The winners agree to grant NTMEC a perpetual and non-exclusive licence to use such footage and photographs in all media worldwide and the winner (and his/her guest) will not be entitled to any fee for such use.
  9. 6.9   NTMEC and its Nominees may, for an indefinite period, unless otherwise advised, use the information for Competition marketing, publicity, research and profiling purposes, including sending electronic messages to the Entrant. Entrants should direct any request to opt out, access, update or correct information to NTMEC or its Nominee. All entries become the property of NTMEC.
  10. 6.10   If a prize is unavailable, NTMEC, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the prize with a prize to the equal value and/or specification, subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority.
  11. 6.11   As a condition of accepting the trip prize (if any), the winner must sign any documentation in the form required by NTMEC or its Nominees in their absolute discretion, including but not limited to a legal release and indemnity.

7. The Prize(s) and Details of Prize Draw

  1. 7.1   The Competition is a game of chance chosen randomly from the Competition entrants. The following prizes are subject to change at any time at the discretion of NTMEC or is Nominees:

    BRAND

    PRIZE

    Anaconda
    • One Anaconda fishing prize pack to the value of $5,000
    • Six $500 Anaconda Gift Cards
    BigFish Gear Engel
    • Six BigFish Million Dollar Fish merchandise fishing shirts
    • Six MT60FP Engel Fridge/Freezer
    Carlton United Breweries
    • Two CUB Fishing Packs. Prizes include: 1 x esky, 1 x Shimano fishing bag, 1 x Shimano fishing cap and 1 x Shimano fishing shirt
    • Two spots on the Great Northern Breakaway with Matt Wright, including a three day brand experience on the Tiwi Islands
    Hidden Valley Ford
    • Win a Ford Ranger XLT for the weekend (valid to NT Residents only)
    Holidays of Australia
    • One fishing holiday package to the Northern Territory valued at $2,500
    Shimano
    • Eight Shimano Fishing packs valued at $500 each
    • One Shimano tackle pack valued at $1,000
    The prize draws will take place on the last working business day of the month starting from Friday 30th October 2020 and ending on Wednesday 31st March 2021
    TOTAL PRIZE POOL $ 44,528

8. No Liability

  1. 8.1   This Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Eligible persons understand that they are providing their information to NTMEC and not to Facebook. The information an Entrant provides will only be used for the purposes outlined in these Conditions. Any questions, comments or complaints about this Competition must be directed to NTMEC and not to Facebook.
  2. 8.2   Caution: any attempt to cause damage to any website or the information on any website associated with this Competition or to otherwise undermine the fair and legitimate operation of this Competition may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. NTMEC reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law in the event that any such attempt is made, whether or not that attempt results in any such damage, interference or undermining.
  3. 8.3   In the case of the intervention of any outside act, agent or event which prevents or significantly hinders NTMEC’s ability to proceed with the Competition on the dates and in the manner described in these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to vandalism, power failures, tempests, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strike, war, act of terrorism, or Northern Territory Government directive, NTMEC may in its absolute discretion cancel the Competition and recommence it from the start on the same conditions.
  4. 8.4   NTMEC is not responsible for lost, interrupted communications or unavailable server or other connections, failed telephone, mid-delivery or computer transmissions or other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical or electronic.
  5. 8.5   If this Competition is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of NTMEC, NTMEC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law (a) to disqualify any Entrant; or (b) subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority, to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the Competition, as appropriate.
  6. 8.6   Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, NTMEC (including its respective officers, employees and agents) is not responsible for and excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity) ; whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under NTMEC’s control); (b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (c) any entry or prize claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by NTMEC), due to any reason beyond the control of NTMEC; (d) any variation in prize value to that stated in these Terms and Conditions; (e) any tax liability incurred by the winner or entrant; or (f) use of the prize.
  7. 8.7   Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits, excludes or modifies or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act, as well as any other implied warranties under the ASIC Act or similar consumer protection laws in the State and Territories of Australia (‘Non-Excludable Guarantees’). Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, NTMEC (including its respective officers, employees and agents) excludes all liability (including negligence) for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the Competition.

9. NTMEC Permits

    • NSW Permit No.  TP/00245
    • ACT Permit No.  TP 20/01149
    • SA Permit No.  T20/1016

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